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Accidents & Incidents 04.01.10 – 04.10.1

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Accident Insights

General Aviation (Part 91)

Date/Location Aircraft/Reg. Narrative Casualties Comments
4 April

Red Rocks CO

Chesapeake Bay Helicopters-operated Schweizer 269C

Reg:N67TK

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances. 2 Minor Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

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Foreign Accidents (Part 129)

Date/Location Aircraft/Reg. Narrative Casualties Comments
9 Apr

Kamchatka

RUSSIA

Kamchatka Airlines-operated Mil Mi-8T

Reg: RA-22881

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances. 10 Fatal

8 Serious

Helicopter was destroyed.

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Military

Date/Location Aircraft/Reg. Narrative Casualties Comments
8 Apr

Kabul

AFGHANISTAN

United States Air Force-operated Bell-Boeing CV-22B Osprey

Reg: No data

Tilt-rotor crashed on landing. 4 fatal Tilt-rotor aircraft was destroyed. Given the instability and unforgiving flight characteristics of the CV-22, it was only a matter of time before one crashed in Afghanistan.

 

All entries are preliminary and subject to confirmation/correction by formal accident reports.

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